[mythtv] DVB EIT Implementation

John Pullan john.pullan at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 08:57:52 UTC 2005


On 11/10/05, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 23:26 +0100, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> >
> > Can anybody explain why the EIT processing in siparser
> > contains all those section trackers & the rest?
>
> Jacob Taylor

Transpose the name ("Taylor Jacob") :)

>
> John Pullan and I know a bit about it, but it is Jacob's baby.
>

I'm just trying to decipher the code myself. see
http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/344

> > Why don't we just
> > 1) Decode event(s) (ParseDVBEIT, ParseATSCEIT etc)
> > 2) Queue event(s) directly into eithelper.
> You need to assemble the TS packets into PES packets before
> you can call the parse functions, which is what the section
> trackers do.
>
> > After looking for those memory leaks and analysing that
> > code it made me want to get out the hatchet and perform
> > some surgery in that area.
> > Unless there is a good reason I'll start sharpening
> > the hatched :-)

> There is one reason, this is scheduled for 0.20...
>
> I for one would like to get 0.19 out before the Linux
> Journal article on MythTV comes out next month...
>

--
John


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